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>>> booktv recently sought with michael skerker of the u.s. naval academy to talk about his book an ethics of interrogation. this interview is part of book tv's college series. it's about 20 minutes. >> you are watching book tv on c-span2. one of the things we do in booktv is visit campuses around the country. it gives us a chance to talk with professors who are also authors and today we are at the u.s. naval academy in annapolis maryland and joining us is the author of this book, michael skerker an ethics of interrogation is the name of the book. published by the university of chicago press. professor skerker, what do you do with theb academy? >> i teach the ethics class all the youngsters have to take and a number to loss of one studies to request to reduce the ethics of interrogation in your book is the philosophical books worth how to interrogate?y >> guest: >> it is the principal question number one circumstances can the state asked.yyyyyyy then there are some practical dos and don'ts as well. >> what is the geneva convention that we always talk about? spec the gene
be very important because of pre-war because china as well as the united states u.s. to lift the asia first and second strategy which has become a major issue. while most of the british try t down play that role and i think in retrospect, both sides had this validity and the argument, and by the time china had becom very important toward the end o 1943, 1944 the nature of the  had changed because the u.s. original strategy was to drive the japanese to the western pacific to the edge to go north and through the japan homeland. but by the end of 1943 to 44 particularly after the battle o the philippines. so the land route which was urgently planned by china have become much less significant. so that's why it is very mplex. >> professor why did you plan the attack in china in 1937? >> that is a long story. to make it short, both japan an china were military and economically in the 1930's and japan has a very different national psyche than the chinese. there are big, divide
in the white house having different towns about posture. using the changes if he gets a second term? goes back to the tone he had before? >> i wrote about his policies around poverty and he stopped talking about poverty the last couple years. i would like to think he would go back to poverty in 2007. .. >> the low-income population grew 71%. the english language learning population grew 169%. these are the issues we have to address in this state. thank you all for joining us up. [laughter] >> this event took place at the 17th annual texas book festival in austin, texas. for more information about the festival visit texasbookfestival.org. >> brooke stoddard joined booktv at george mason university in virginia to talk about his book, "world in the balance." mr. stoddard was one of the authors appearing at the fall for the book festival, held annually at the university. this is just under half an hour. >> and you're watching booktv tv on c-span2. we are on location at george mason university. university. every fall for the book festival called fall for the book. one of the authors who was speakin
's panel which i was granted be a part in his tone was they are coming to get us and the only way that i could prepare you for when they come is when you come to light so be here and it was this kind of paranoid thing that i hadn't heard before. was 45 minutes long and i would never get away with that in new hampshire. [laughter] the first time god had a mention most 20,000 in and 40,000 minutes jesus got a mention and then it ended. i forgot to tell you right after the music come he comes out and says now it's time to take up the offering out of the gate and everyone cheered. i could use that in new hampshire. [laughter] there was a very weak kind of prayer and then a was over. i've never been at what was a church service where there was such a little god, jesus, religion and was all political and was all paranoid. they're coming to get us and we have to get ready. i'm not sure that i observed the insight that it gave me but it sure made me understand more about the fear that is out there and often behind the vitriol that we experience and i often, you know when someone comes at me eith
, one of which opened for steppenwolf among others for those of us old enough to remember them. his first film, rock and roll about rock music's part about groome and degette to bring communism down is airing this week will continue throughout this year .. "a patriot's history of the modern world," which in this case is 1898 tedious after the second world war. please join me in welcoming larry schweikart. [applause] >> well, thank you so much to the heritage foundation for inviting me here. it's an honor when i wish my father was alive to see. heritage is one of those great fashions of liberty and explains the collectivism. you probably didn't know you were getting somebody here that was the rock drummer. this became significant learning as a learning experience when i began working on this film. but all along my experience in the rock band were informative. i come astuteness i was in iraq and and we shared everything, had not been starved. when mike allen and i wrote a history of united states in 2004, we identified three major elements that made up american. nevertheless we never
for the people in the region and not just for us. that's why in the book i wanted them to inouye and then i wanted the american people to know that story. >> who was michael and what happened to him? >> a professor at the science of ucla who happened to leave before it arrived to work on my ph.d.. he had gone up in beirut and his family was on the faculty. though he had made a distinguished career in the united states she went home in the early 80's to lead the school during the period of particularly difficult times when it was structured to to the civil war and the israeli encouragement in 1982, sitting with hammes the school was under assault, there wasn't a lot of personal danger, but he believed that going back and running the school and providing an example of leadership has taught the crisis, was the best to do for the institution that he loved me and he gave us by january of 1984. >> by who and how? >> of the fanatical wing of hezbollah. the islamic jihad but comprised the lebanese with shia who had been underprivileged excluded from the politics and economics of the country and our
for us because you write about our past and the impact in the city. thank you so much. >> oh, you're certainly welcome. [applause] >> yes. [applause] >> [inaudible] >> let's thank him. [applause] >> if you give us a couple minutes, we're going to set up for the autographing. if you want to buy a book, they are out that way. we have plenty of them. mr. wolff will be out there signing books. we're going to have to do away with personalization tonight if that's all right. please, please be understanding of that. anyway, thank you, all, we'll see you tomorrow night. [inaudible conversations] ♪ [inaudible conversations] >>> that was tom wolff from the miami book festival international. visit booktv.org for a complete schedule of the book fair coverage all weekend long november 17th and 18th. we have author talks, panel discussions, and interviewed scheduled as well as taking questions live throughout each day. check us out on twitter, facebook, e-mail us, or give us a call. >> here's a look at the books being publish this week: >> what i discovered is jefferson appears to be a man of
if they had not met previously. when the woman replied that they had come a pat asked about her stay in the u.s. acquired wishers in the hallway. the woman explained she was returning in a few days and hope to catch a glance of the president before she went home. i've been arranged for the woman to be given a seat at the dinner so she could hear the speech. nixon then lost the hearts are continuing to the previous engagement. i use the story to be different type visit to exemplify several key points i wish to make about pat nixon and her public role. more particularly about her role as foreign diplomat. the path that a woman during one of her trial a second review. the traveling she does was the best part of her job as a political wife. sector, is not the wife of ambassador were statesmen. she was just a young woman who would come to the united states versus the second lady and had come to the united states to study. she treated everyone should not as if they were the most important person in the world. the people she met sensors and scared and responded to it. third, she was happiest in her ro
we are glad to have yell with us and we're glad had our authors with us. our all others are paul tough, author of how children succeed, meira levinson, author of no citizen left behind and michael brick, author of saving the school. there are some distinct austin and texas connections here. my name is mark, i am state representative from austin and member of the public education committee in the texas house and i want to start this discussion briefly with a little bit of edge occasional contacts. i got a press release from the texas indication agency a couple months ago that said that on the fourth grade science national assessment education abroad rests, texas, african-american students performed fourth best of all african-american students in the country, comparing hours to every other african american. hispanic students were the best on the fourth grade science naep. a anglo students were the eighth best of all the anglo students in the country. and i thought that is a pretty impressive record. it is a little different from what i expected actually. i went to the naep web site
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